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The Theory and Measurement of Passive‐Use Value

Richard T. Carson, Nicholas E. Flores, and Robert C. Mitchell

in Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

An attempt is made to disentangle passive‐use value and contingent valuation and present them in a useful perspective as regards environmental goods. The first part of the chapter provides a ... More


Doubt, Doubts, and Doubters: The Genesis of a New Research Agenda?

Kevin J. Boyle and John C. Bergstrom

in Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The controversy surrounding contingent valuation following the Exxon Valdez disaster and the NOAA Panel report suggests the need for improved CV study designs. Three issues are of importance in CV ... More


Williams Stevens Williams…Continuing Revolution

Alan Marshall

in American Experimental Poetry and Democratic Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199561926
eISBN:
9780191721663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561926.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chapter four begins by looking back to that first and most radical moment in American democratic history, the American Revolution, examining its importance not for Ezra Pound this time but for ... More


Investment and performance appraisal

Alan Peacock and Ilde Rizzo

in The Heritage Game: Economics, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213177
eISBN:
9780191707124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213177.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

To accord with the principle of consumer sovereignty, a first requirement is that where government funding is used, the choice of projects must required some method of eliciting individual ... More


New Strategies for the Provision of Global Public Goods: Learning from International Environmental Challenges

Geoffrey Heal

in Global Public Goods: International Cooperation in the 21st Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130522
eISBN:
9780199867363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130529.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Crude cost‐benefit analysis is often a poor guide to solving issues of the environment but also those of culture. Both can have economic as well as intrinsic value that is commonly recognized, if not ... More


Space, Place, and Social Control: Surveillance, Regulation, and Contested Community

Robert J. Chaskin and Mark L. Joseph

in Integrating the Inner City: The Promise and Perils of Mixed-Income Public Housing Transformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226164397
eISBN:
9780226303901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226303901.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on critical emerging dynamics around the nature and use of public space, public behavior, and social control in these emerging communities. It illustrates that the efforts to ... More


Interpreting and estimating the value of ecosystem services

Lawrence H. Goulder and Donald Kennedy

in Natural Capital: Theory and Practice of Mapping Ecosystem Services

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199588992
eISBN:
9780191774638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588992.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines philosophical bases for ecosystem service value and explores ways of measuring such value. In exploring the philosophical bases of value, it lays out competing approaches and ... More


Value, publicity, politics

Anthony Curtis Adler

in Celebricities: Media Culture and the Phenomenology of Gadget Commodity Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823270798
eISBN:
9780823270842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270798.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter seeks to show that the commodity, and the ideology that is constituted in the commodity, should be conceived as that which shows as value. The commodity institutes a manner of showing in ... More


The Socratic Science of Economics

Thomas L. Pangle

in Socrates Founding Political Philosophy in Xenophon's "Economist", "Symposium", and "Apology"

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226642475
eISBN:
9780226642505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226642505.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Socrates’s founding of economic science has been largely unnoted, and the crucial texts (of Xenophon) have not been studied with the needed interpretative care and skill—even though the Socratic ... More


The Order and the Other: Young Adult Dystopian Literature and Science Fiction

Joseph W. Campbell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824721
eISBN:
9781496824776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824721.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The Order and the Other is a call to reexamine the relationship between dystopian literature and science fiction by thinking about the work that each genre does on and for the reader. The author ... More


The Fate of Markets: Materiality and the Construction of Values

Janelle Knox-Hayes

in The Cultures of Markets: The Political Economy of Climate Governance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198718451
eISBN:
9780191787737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718451.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Public Management

Chapter 8 comments on the role of markets in stimulating or neglecting the materiality of economic and financial productivity. The markets are shaped by culture, but also build a culture of resource ... More


Introduction

Joseph W. Campbell

in The Order and the Other: Young Adult Dystopian Literature and Science Fiction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824721
eISBN:
9781496824776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824721.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The introduction of the book sets up the idea that genres are like tools, and they can be used to do certain work on and for the reader. It sets up the argument that dystopian works have different ... More


Fighting Fetishism: Biocultural Readings of Social Hieroglyphs

Sanjay Kabir Bavikatte

in Stewarding The Earth: Rethinking Property and the Emergence of Biocultural Rights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198098669
eISBN:
9780199083046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098669.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter notes that the persistence of the trope of the homo economicus as symptomatic of something much deeper. It develops the argument that the homo economicus is a secondary symptom whose ... More


Use and Usefulness

Helen Small

in The Value of the Humanities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199683864
eISBN:
9780191764653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683864.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The claim that the humanities are (laudably) useless, or at a remove from accounts of economic use value has been a common line of resistance to political economists from Adam Smith onwards who have ... More


Enduring Habits and Artwares

Adi Efal

in Speculative Art Histories: Analysis at the Limits

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474421041
eISBN:
9781474438605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421041.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The essay draws preliminary guidelines for a realist history of art. In this realism, art is considered as taking a part in the habituation-process of an organism to its outer reality. As such, the ... More


Rhetoric Without a Cause: Beyond Libertarian and Left Cries of Abuse

Debbie Becher

in Private Property and Public Power: Eminent Domain in Philadelphia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199322541
eISBN:
9780199394746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199322541.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

When they cry abuse in eminent domain battles, people appeal to a libertarian ideal about private rights or to a left-oriented ideal about protecting the poor against developers. This chapter argues ... More


Rediscovering Use Value

Christoph Hermann

in The Critique of Commodification: Contours of a Post-Capitalist Society

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197576755
eISBN:
9780197576793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197576755.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter rediscovers use value as an essential category for understanding commodification and capitalism more generally. The distinction between use value and exchange value goes back to ancient ... More


The Value of the Humanities

Helen Small

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199683864
eISBN:
9780191764653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683864.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book is a critical study of the justifications for the humanities that have been most influential in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and still exert persuasive power now. The main claims ... More


Freshwater Ecosystem Services and Functions

C. Max Finlayson, Rudolph S. de Groot, Francine M.R. Hughes, and Caroline A. Sullivan

in Freshwater Ecology and Conservation: Approaches and Techniques

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198766384
eISBN:
9780191820908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766384.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Freshwater ecosystems provide many ecosystem services for people who use them directly as well as indirectly both through using wetland products and through passive activities associated with the ... More


A Theory of Commodification

Christoph Hermann

in The Critique of Commodification: Contours of a Post-Capitalist Society

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197576755
eISBN:
9780197576793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197576755.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter presents a novel theory of commodification. According to Marx, commodification is a process by which exchange value comes to dominate use value. Markets, money, and profit-orientation ... More


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